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In sunny South Florida, our summer temperatures start quite early. Summer not only bring hot but also humid. Not the best hair days but for sure great fun days! Along with hot and humid, we get plenty of rain, courtesy or majestic thunderstorms that come our way. That means that as much time as we might spend outdoors, we will spend indoors escaping the heat and trying to stay dry. If you plan ahead, indoors can be as fun as outdoors in the summertime. Ready for a cool summer indoors? Here are 4 Tips to Beat the Heat At Home
4 Tips to Beat the Heat At Home
Granted we run our A/Cs year-round in this parts. Most times it is so hot, or the sun is beaming down so brightly through the windows that even inside you can feel the heat. To keep cool at home this summer we plan on these tips that do help us year after year:
Find the sun:
Once you find how it hits your come, close the curtains or blinds on windows that it hits directly
- Cool mom tip: Take a close look at your east and west windows. If you can, install awnings over them.
Check your door and window seals:
Make sure your home is closed tight to avoid unwanted heat and humidity from coming in. Now you will know why people enter homes in such a rush in Flordia, or why we always say things like “hurry up and come in so air doesn’t come out.”
A high-quality portable fan will help reduce your A/C costs and distribute the cooler air better in the room. A portable one will ensure you get the best low-cost coolness regardless of what room you might be in.
White window shades or mini-blinds
Help reduce the solar heat by 40% according to the Home Consumer Guide to Energy Savings
Keep Cool and Enjoy Summer
Cool is the name of the game for us as the sun beams down on us. The 4 Tips to Beat the Heat At Home should do the trick for you. For a fabulous tip on keeping cool outside try out our flavored iced cubes. They are always a hit!
How are you keeping your home keep cool this summer?